Aerial/Boom, Scissor Lift Train the Trainer

Course Description:

Learn how to train and qualify aerial boomlift and scissor lift operators in our Mobile Elevating Work Platform Trainer Certification Program. Trainees will receive in-depth instruction on mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) as well as extensive instruction on how to effectively train operators.  Each trainee's knowledge and demonstrated skills in all aspects of the program are evaluated and graded prior to certification. This program is a comprehensive, cost effective method of ensuring that your operators receive training and evaluation that meets or exceeds all applicable government regulations and referenced industry standards.  This program is a partnership with NSCN and IVES.

Program Outline:

Day 1

  • Introduction and program requirements
  • Trainer pre-test
  • Program overview and objectives
  • Review of applicable regulations and industry standards
  • Classroom and practical instructional techniques
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Reference Manual review
  • MEWP Operator Theory Test review
  • Study Recommendations

Day 2

  • Review Day 1
  • Theory presentation
  • Equipment pre-use
  • inspection Practical training skills
  • Practical training exercises
  • Operator Practical Evaluation process
  • Practical evaluation exercises (hands-on)
  • Study Recommendations

Day 3

  • Program review
  • Theory presentation
  • Practical evaluation exercises (hands-on)
  • Documentation/Certification procedures
  • MEWP Trainer Theory
  • Test Establishing site & equipment-specific operator training program and lesson plan
  • Final Written Trainer Test
  • Requalification and Familiarization requirements
  • Questions and wrap-up

Important Information:  Trainees are strongly encouraged to bring their own personal fall protection equipment (full body harness and lanyard). Safety toed shoes and a high visibility vest are required while working with the equipment. Appropriate outdoor clothing is recommended. Operator credentials are not issued during this program. A successful trainee will be qualified as an IVES Certified Trainer. Please be advised that the program trainer cannot accommodate trainees arriving late or those requiring early departure for any reason. Please ensure that you or the trainee you select is able to attend the full duration of the program, as failure to do so may result in an unsuccessful completion. During the program, trainees should plan for homework each evening

Pre-requisites:  Trainees must have functional English language reading, writing and speaking skills. Trainees must have experience using the equipment. Trainees must be comfortable working with numbers. Trainees will be sent an Mobile Elevating Work Platform Reference Manual approximately three weeks prior to the program for review and completion. Each trainee must bring their completed manual with them to the program.

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